When most people think of marijuana they think of THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychotropic primary isomer within marijuana that is responsible for getting people high.
But recently a lot of attention has been being paid to CBD, or cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive – yet therapeutic – cannabinoid that is becoming more favorable among the medical community for its lack of side effects and similar medical benefits to THC.
CBD has been proven to reduce anxiety, treat nausea and vomiting, combat psychosis, reduce seizures, act as an anti-inflammatory, combat neurodegenerative disorders, and even combat cancer. It has been proven effective against schizophrenia and certain types of epiliepsy. Some of the lesser known uses of CBD include cigarette addiction treatment, acne treatment, helps with diabetes, and even the prevention of mad cow disease. Continue reading “CBD: The Gray Area’s Wonder Drug”